Don’t let ‘Jacked’ Cutler fool you—Cutty is Cutty

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So we have a new Bears head coach and a new offensive coordinator and a new and wonderful wide receiver (Kevin White, whom no one has seen actually practice).

So naturally we have a new quarterback.

Hello, Jay Cutler!

So how is the 32-year old quarterback, now in his 10th NFL season, seventh with Bears, with his fifth offensive coordinator in seven years, abruptly new?

Why, he looks rugged and jacked, and he hasn’t thrown an interception in practice, and he has been kissing reporters on both cheeks after cheery and informative interviews that he wishes would never end.

OK, the last item isn’t true.

But the glowing reviews of his on-field demeanor and “rebirth’’ as a field general who suddenly “gets it’’ are true. At least they have been bandied about like a volleyball over a backyard net.

There’s a new photo of Cutler on Pro Football Reference.com that has him smiling like a teenaged girl who has just won free pedicures for life. Happy is the man with knowledge overflowing!

Sure, John Fox may have called Cutler “Jake’’ back in January, but that was before he got to know the refreshed and refreshing QB who likely will never create a turnover again.

One is reminded of what former teammate/philosopher Brandon Marshall said of Cutler awhile back: “He’s the real deal.’’

And now, apparently, he’s so real, he’s chromed.

Me, I don’t believe it. I think Cutty is Cutty. A six is a six, not a 10. The spots are permanent, just like on your couch.

We’ve heard this all before, haven’t we?

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